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Plain bearing

Safe sorting even in heat: New igus material for the food industry

Published on: 15/09/2021

Electrostatically dissipating iglidur AX500 tribopolymer ensures maintenance-free, food industry applications In the food and packaging industry, sorting and packing zones are subject to constant movement of goods and temperature changes. For these storage mechanisms to perform flawlessly, long-lasting plain bearing solutions are required that can withstand friction and heat long-term. Another challenge is the creation of […]

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Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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VOTW- igus® motion plastics for drone equipment

Published on: 20/08/2021

2021 seems to be the year of the drone. In this week’s video you will be introduced to the “drone in the box” system. This allows drones to fly autonomously and automatically, it also serves as a landing platform, control box and offers a station for recharging the battery.  In the video, you can see […]

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High factor protection: igus develops solar materials with three-times more UV-resistance

Published on: 06/08/2021

Two new lubrication-free tribo polymers increase the service life of bearings in single-axis solar trackers Solarmid and iglidur P UV are the names of the two new materials that igus has developed specifically for housing bearings in single-axis solar trackers, the panels that track sunlight in solar farms. The new polymers last much longer than […]

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Wear-resistant polymer gears from igus: Printed, machined and now injection moulded

Published on: 20/07/2021

igus now offers injection moulded, cost-effective production of lubrication-free gears Gears made of polymer deliver power transmission in many applications, from automatic coffee machines to actuators. Specifically for producing wear-resistant and durable gears, igus now offers injection moulded gears in addition to machining from bar stock and those made using additive manufacturing (3D printing). Customers […]

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Compact rotation: igus expands range of slewing rings for tight spaces

Published on: 29/06/2021

The space-saving PRT-04 slewing ring bearings are now available in a range of sizes with inner and outer tooth drives and a locking function. Compact and lightweight, the new bearings have been developed specifically for movement in tight spaces and give igus an entire PRT-04 modular system. The lubrication-free, slewing ring bearing system comes in […]

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iglidur® felt seal bearings protecting your shaft

Published on: 30/03/2021

iglidur® plain bearings are generally insensitive to dirt and dust due to their lubrication-free dry operation. With the new iglidur® SG03 sealing system, you can do without lubrication and reliably keep dust and dirt out of the bearing point. You can see how the seal bearing protect the bearing and shaft in this week’s video […]

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igus bearings protect our shores

Published on: 03/02/2021

UK Coastline is kept safe with the help of igus Volunteers at the St Albans Head Coastwatch Station are keeping people safe – thanks to a special pair of binoculars and a gift from igus. The station, based along Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, received some much-needed help from plastics experts igus. Matthew Aldridge, UK Managing Director […]

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Double protection against excessive dirt – felt seals are designed for iglidur plain bearings

Published on: 24/11/2020

New felt seals have been designed and manufactured by igus to protect iglidur plain bearings from the adverse effects when running in excessive amounts of sand, dirt, and abrasive dust. The global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings,which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed this additional method of protection specifically […]

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The need for speed – blue FDA compliant knife edge rollers from igus

Published on: 29/10/2020

Rollers made of a new iglidur A250 high-performance polymer, enable faster conveyor belt speeds Motion plastics expert igus have designed and manufactured a new high-performance polymer ideally suited for the growing demands of the food production sector. The new iglidur A250 tribo-polymer, designed and manufactured by igus, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, is the […]

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